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Biographical entry Windeyer, John Cadell (1875 - 1951)

FRACS, FRCOG

Born
27 November 1875
Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia
Died
15 August 1951
Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Obstetrician

Summary

John Cadell Windeyer was honorary assistant surgeon to the Royal Hospital for Women in Paddington, NSW from1904 and Senior Surgeon from 1919. He began an ante-natal clinic there in 1912, the longest surviving continuous clinic in Australia. He was foundation professor of obstetrics at the University of Sydney 1925-41. Windeyer was also a Foundation Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London (FRCOG) and chairman of its dominion reference committee (established in Australia 1932). He presided over the obstetrics and gynaecology section at several national meetings of the British Medical Association and was chairman of the medical appointments advisory committee of the Hospitals Commission of New South Wales. After completing his studies in Sydney, Windeyer worked as a medical officer at the Sydney Hospital where he trained in obstetrics and gynaecology. He then trained at the University College Hospital in London, at the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin and in hospitals in Vienna.

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1899
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Sydney
1901 - 1904
Career position - Pathologist at the Sydney Hospital
1904 - 1919
Career position - Honorary Assistant Surgeon at the Royal Hospital for Women
1915 - 1920
Career position - Examiner in Gynaecology for the University of Sydney
1918
Career position - Acting Lecturer at the University of Sydney
1919 -
Career position - Senior Surgeon at the Royal Hospital for Women
1920 - 1925
Career position - Lecturer at the University of Sydney
1925 - 1941
Career position - Foundation Professor of Obstetrics at the University of Sydney
1926
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Sydney
1927 -
Award - Foundation Fellow of the (Royal) Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
1929 -
Award - Foundation Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London (FRCOG)
1930 - 1931
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne

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